The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 26 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 7 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 5.34% - 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.21% - 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 5
Median salary £42,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
MCP
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Qualifications Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33 38 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 25.19% 24.20% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 33 20 31
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of job ads across the Halifax region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

MCP
Salary Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Halifax region.

MCP Salary Trend in Halifax

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for MCP.

1 18 (94.74%) CCNA
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
3 14 (73.68%) IIS
3 14 (73.68%) SOAP
3 14 (73.68%) ITIL
3 14 (73.68%) OpenView
3 14 (73.68%) Nagios
3 14 (73.68%) WCF
3 14 (73.68%) PowerShell
3 14 (73.68%) SolarWinds
3 14 (73.68%) SoapUI
3 14 (73.68%) AppDynamics
4 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
4 4 (21.05%) Legal
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) Information Security
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) SSCP
4 4 (21.05%) CISSP
4 4 (21.05%) Internet
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) IT Audit
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.26%) MS Office
5 1 (5.26%) Windows
5 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) Sage

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (73.68%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (21.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Analyst
1 14 (73.68%) Automation Analyst
1 14 (73.68%) Monitoring Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) IT Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Information Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Information Risk Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 4 (21.05%) IT Risk Manager
3 4 (21.05%) IT Security Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Risk Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) SOAP
1 14 (73.68%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
2 4 (21.05%) Information Security
2 4 (21.05%) IT Audit
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) CCNA
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) CISSP
2 4 (21.05%) SSCP
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (73.68%) Nagios
1 14 (73.68%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) AppDynamics
2 14 (73.68%) SolarWinds
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Sage